Easy Bruschetta

Posted: September 18

Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 6-8 servings

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Easy Bruschetta is a simple appetizer to start your meal off right! This recipe is fresh, flavorful, and easy enough for weeknight dinners. You’ll love the flavors of juicy Roma tomatoes, robust balsamic vinegar, herby basil ribbons, and crispy French bread. Easy Bruschetta is savory, tasty, and quick to make; it’s guaranteed to brighten up your afternoon in or your next party.


• 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil • 1 1/2 tablespoon fresh garlic, minced • 7-8 Roma tomatoes, diced • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese, finely shredded • 1/4 cup basil ribbons, chopped • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar, plus more to taste • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt, plus more to taste • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper • 1 (14.5 ounce) loaf hearty french bread, sliced into 1/2-inch thick slices and toasted


Step 1

Heat the olive oil in a small skillet or saucepan over medium-low heat.

Step 2

Add the garlic and saute until just starting to turn golden, about 1 minute.

Step 3

Pour the garlic into a large mixing bowl and allow it to cool.

Step 4

Pour the tomatoes into the bowl with the cooled oil mixture.

Step 5

Add the parmesan, basil, balsamic vinegar, salt, and pepper. Toss the mixture well.

Step 6

Serve right away over toasted bread, spooning some of the juices along with it. Garnish with more parmesan if desired.

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